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I am routinely asked whether a buyer really needs an agent when purchasing from a builder.  In a word, "YES!"  Purchasing directly from a builder, with no representation, is the same as purchasing directly from the listing agent on a resale transaction.  Actually, it is fraught with even more per...
Ever throw rocks at the ice cream man when you were a kid?  I did.  I have absolutely no idea why.  Were we bored?  Most likely.  Did we suspect him of secretly poisoning our milkshakes?  Sure.  But we also knew the house at the end of the street was haunted, and that the Fairfields were running ...
  What did he just say????? Fed up with all of the negative publicity that our industry gets hammered with on a daily basis?  Tired of slow traffic in all of your listings?  You are not alone.  As many who follow my blog already know, I am a contributor to several Real Estate forum groups.  One s...
   "People in every direction ..." - Dave Matthews Band First and foremost, I would like to thank Dave Matthews for bringing his band to play my party.  Granted, there were 20,000 guests in attendance that I did not invite, I still like to think that this performance was arranged just for my wife...
***Update! Update! Update!***  This property has been sold!  Please vist us at to see more McCormick Ranch homes!Already the steal of McCormick Ranch, our listing at 8101 E. McCormick Ranch just got better.  We have heard the feedback and taken action.  The violet hues in the l...
Inventory.  That is what is plentiful in McCormick Ranch right now.  It has never been a better time to be a buyer for this highly sought after community.  Interest rates remain low and there are more houses to choose from than at any time in recent memory.  Sellers should not despair, however, a...
                                                           New Children's Activity Group in Scottsdale!  (Update)As followers of my blog already know, my wife has started a new business based around activities for Scottsdale children, ages 2-5, and their parents.  Busy Bees Adventures was created...
Of the big mysteries that this universe has to offer, is any greater than the inner workings of a mind which would subject its user to the life of a Realtor?  How is one programmed to endure the uncertainty?  The abuse?  It is a classic case of Nature versus Nurture.  Are we born this way?  Is th...
I had one of those time to pack up the wife and kids and drive far away before my head explodes moments last Thursday.  So I loaded up the kids and drove far away.  San Diego, to be exact.  While the actual driving time is only about 6 hours from Phoenix (8 when you have to stop every 15 miles to...
By anyone's definition, we are in the throes of a buyer's market here in the greater Phoenix area.  Approaching 55,000 active listings, there is more to choose from than at any time in recent memory.  It stands to reason that there are some truly amazing bargains to be had.  One misconception nee...

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